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Draft supervision law submitted to national legislature

The draft supervision law was submitted to the 13th National People's Congress for its third reading Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 9:07:06

China should protect blood supply from foreign firms: lawmaker

Foreign companies need to be "restrained" from ownership of blood-product enterprises to prevent them from turning plasma into "genetic weapons," said deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) from Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 23:03:39

China keeps improving legal assistance

China has launched an intelligence navigation platform to help people find legal assistance centers on their phones, according to the Ministry of Justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 13:55:01

Highlights of Supreme People's Court work report

The graphic shows highlights of the work for 2013-2017 in the Supreme People's Court (SPC) work report delivered at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress on March 9, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 9:56:19

Chinese judiciary maintains high pressure against graft

China's judicial and procuratorial organs have maintained high pressure against graft, as the numbers of both investigated public servants and convicted high-ranking officials set records.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 0:52:09

National legislature hears supreme court, procuratorate reports

The first session of the 13th National People's Congress held a plenary meeting Friday to hear work reports from the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 23:21:58

Graft cases involving 101 high-ranking officials concluded from 2013-2017 in China

China's court system has concluded graft cases involving 101 former officials at the provincial and ministerial level or above over the past five years, a work report of the Supreme People's Court said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 14:28:58

China in no hurry to approve GM crops for food, says MOA

China has not yet approved a single genetically modified crop to be grown for food, China's agriculture authority reiterated on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 23:18:39

Personal data rights key to managing big data

Top Chinese political advisers urged Wednesday a law to regulate collecting, using and trading personal data to secure people's legal rights in a proposal on big data management which was submitted at the ongoing two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 22:53:39

Bond issuance "sole legal way" for China local gov'ts to raise debt: minister

China has made bond issuance the sole legal way for local governments to raise debt amid nation's efforts to forestall systemic financial crisis, according to the financial minister on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 10:33:20

Chinese courts accept more corporate bankruptcy cases in 2017

Chinese courts received 9,542 new cases concerning corporate bankruptcy in 2017, an increase of 68.4 percent compared with the previous year, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 9:11:19

China's legislatures to improve supervision on expenditure budget, policy

A guideline issued by the General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has outlined how Chinese legislatures' review and supervision concerning expenditure budget and relevant policies will be enhanced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 9:10:23

Beijing court turns to virtual reality

While virtual reality (VR) technology may be most used at home or museums, it could also help lawyers and judges in the courtroom to get a better idea of how an alleged offence took place.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/2 6:55:53

Fishing ban begins on Chinese rivers

Fishing ban begins on Chinese rivers
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/1 13:05:38

China's court document website draws 13.2 bln hits

China Judgements Online, China's court document website, has earned over 13.2 billion hits as of Tuesday, according to the Supreme People's Court (SPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:31:10

China moves on trial reform of IPR cases

The Chinese leadership on Tuesday unveiled guidelines for improving the trial procedures of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:27:50

Chinese court imposes 80,000 yuan fine for malicious litigation

The third circuit court of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) imposed a 80,000 yuan fine (about 12,680 US dollars) for malicious litigation on a case concerning a private lending dispute, the SPC said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/27 8:45:41

China may strengthen criminal punishment to protect seed IP

China may strengthen criminal punishments to crack down on intellectual property (IP) violations in the seed industry, according to a report submitted to the top legislature on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 22:10:43